Get empanadas from these 9 local spots for National Empanada Day April 8

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Family enjoys a meal from Pa que Ronald Food truck
Pa’que Ronald has a nice dining spot outside their food truck for you to enjoy. Photo via Pa’que Ronald’s Facebook

National Empanada Day is Thursday, April 8. Indulge in these delicious, flakey hand pies when you visit one of these local Birmingham restaurants. Celebrate in Birmingham by getting empanadas from one (or several) of these nine local restaurants.

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Taste the tropics with takeout from these 6 Caribbean restaurants in Birmingham

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RowZac Caribbean restaurants in Birmingham
So much flavor in one photo. Photo via RowZac Caribbean Restaurant’s Facebook

I am so ready for the summer. Warm weather and getaways would be a nice break from running up my electricity bill. That’s still a few months away. However, you can get a taste of the tropics without traveling. Grab a meal at one of these six Caribbean restaurants in Birmingham. Plus, check out the impressive bonus spot here in the Magic City.

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5 family-friendly reasons to attend the 10th Annual Kampfire for the King on Nov 23, including a chance to win a boat

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Randy Howell will give away his fishing boat at Kampfire for the King. Photo via Randy Howell

Are you looking for a wholesome, family-friendly way to spend the weekend before Thanksgiving? If so, consider attending the 10th Annual Kampfire for the King, benefitting King’s Home. You might even win a boat!

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Local Latin and Hispanic events featuring Boricua Fest on July 21st

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Time to show up and show out this summer with dancing, festivals and more! Let’s support the Latin and Hispanic community in Birmingham. Photo via Miami Fusion Cafe Facebook page

A strong community is an equal community! Part of Birmingham’s beauty is its diversity and its Southern blend of cultures. Check out some of the awesome organizations and events happening this summer in the Latin and Hispanic community.   Continue reading “Local Latin and Hispanic events featuring Boricua Fest on July 21st”

3 Caribbean food restaurants in Birmingham that will transport you to the islands

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This is what an authentic Cuban sandwich looks like! Photo by Anne Holmes for Bham Now.

Looking for paradise in the heart of Birmingham? Discover three Caribbean food restaurants that are sure to give you a taste of Puerto Rican and Cuban culture.  Continue reading “3 Caribbean food restaurants in Birmingham that will transport you to the islands”